A new poll finds that all sorts of gross and unpleasant things are more popular than Congress, including cockroaches and lice.
Our newest national poll finds that Congress only has a 9% favorability rating with 85% of voters viewing it in a negative light. We’ve seen poll after poll after poll over the last year talking about how unpopular Congress is but really, what’s the difference between an 11% or a 9% or a 7% favorability rating? So we decided to take a different approach and test Congress’ popularity against 26 different things. And what we found is that Congress is less popular than cockroaches, traffic jams, and even Nickelback. (Read More)
No word on whether Obama was the subject of a similar poll. If he was he’d probably be given a pass, or then again, maybe not after so many people got wind of what’s missing from their paychecks.